Literature and its Readers – 2021 update current projects

Literature and its Readers is a research group that currently includes 15 staff from within the WLC cluster, 2 Emeritus Professors and 2 Honorary Associate Professors. The Higher Degree by Research cohort has over 25 students. and the research group welcomes further members and HDR students. The group met on 1 October to present 2021 research updates.

Current Projects involving WLC members

  • Comic Routines: Jewish American Writing 1945-1980, Andrew Dean DECRA application
  • Australian Short Stories and the Future of Post-book Literary Culture, Emmett Stinson DECRA application
  • Accelerationist Fictions, Geoff Boucher and Helen Young, Deakin Motion Lab funded
  • Digital Self-publishing, Emmett Stinson and Jodi McAlister, Deakin Motion Lab funded

Ongoing outputs for 2021 were summarised across Children’s Literature, Australian Literature, Poetry, Popular and Genre Fiction and Post45 Literature and the Social Imaginary. Further details are available on the Literature and its Readers blog here.